Ex secretary-general of CITES calls for conservationists to support sustainable use of wildlife

South Africa will soon play host to CoP17 – the 17th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. The fact that CITES’ 12-day global gathering is being held in the Southern African region is the best opportunity yet for the wider conservation community to free itself from the eco-colonialism that has taken hold of it, and embrace conservation rooted in the sustainable use of wildlife.

Please read rest of the article written by Eugene Lapointe, President of the International Wildlife Management Consortium (IWMC) World Conservation Trust HERE